First Saturday means all day activities, late-night shopping and dining, live music on the street, and a free trolley to guide your way! During July First Saturday, celebrate the visual and performing arts in Downtown Frederick with local artists, public art and more.
Whether you’ve lived here for years, or you’re a first time visitor, First Saturdays are a great time to discover something new about Downtown Frederick.
PARKING & TRAVEL
Staying the whole weekend? Plamondon Hospitality Partners and Downtown Frederick Partnership have teamed up to offer 15% off your stay the first weekend of every month. Choose from six fantastic hotels all with a special price that’s 15% off rack rate. Extend your visit and do it in comfort!View First Saturday Hotel Rates
LIVE MUSIC + ENTERTAINMENT
Enjoy all-day live music at throughout downtown. Check back closer to the event for a complete list of performers.
Each month, find artists creating live works inspired by Downtown Frederick. Pieces will be on display & available for sale during our First Saturday Art Show in December!
LOCAL SHOPPING & EVENTS
Downtown businesses each celebrate First Saturday with their own unique events. From in-store tastings and events, to artist and vendor exhibitions or even a downtown scavenger hunt… there’s always something new to explore! Check back closer to the event for more information about this month’s activities.
While you’re here, take advantage of the free trolley! The trolley runs every 15 minutes from 3pm – 9pm and has five convenient stops throughout downtown. It’s completely free! Just hop on and ride. Download a trolley route map here.
- Little Pottery Shop | 117 N East St
- Delaplaine Arts Center | 40 S Carroll St
- Patrick Street Stop | 33 E Patrick St
- Brewer’s Alley | 124 N Market St
- Bravura Arts and Framing | 428 N Market St
For additional information about Downtown Frederick, stop by the First Saturday Kiosk located at the corner of Market Street and Church Street, each First Saturday from 3-9pm.